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Ricardo Dijkstra and Nadine Wiersma join Vondst
Patent lawyer Ricardo Dijkstra and IP lawyer Nadine Wiersma join Vondst as per September 1, 2014. Ricardo Dijkstra will become partner and head the technology and life sciences department together with Otto Swens.
Ricardo Dijkstra is one of the leading technology lawyers in the Netherlands. Ricardo advises and litigates mainly in patent cases, where he has a specific expertise in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and mechanical engineering. Ricardo also counsels pharmaceutical companies in the area of pharmaceutical law, including regulatory and marketing issues. In addition, Ricardo has expertise in advising companies on product laws, such as information regulations for food- and health products and cosmetics. Ricardo also regularly represents patent lawyers and patent attorneys in professional liability insurance conflicts.
Ricardo is active in various professional associations, including AIPPI, and he is recommended in international directories. Chambers recommends Ricardo as “leading individual” in patent law and mentions “he is very concrete and clear in his advice”. IAM Patent 1000 says “his knowledge is just superb – he can come up with the perfect solution to the most difficult of problems”.
The addition of Ricardo brings ideal strengthening to our technology and life sciences practice.
As per September 1, 2014, also Nadine Wiersma wil join Vondst as a senior associate. Nadine started her career as a lawyer in 2011 at an Amsterdam based IP boutique. Nadine will handle all aspects of intellectual property, such as trade marks, designs, copyrights and patents.